USC Visions and Voices and the USC Center on Public Diplomacy are pleased to join Mr. Quincy Jones, Adam Clayton Powell III, and the USC Thornton Jazz Band in celebrating the 50th anniversary of a critical event in U.S. public diplomacy history: Dizzy Gillespie's 1956 State Department-funded world musical tour. The tour was considered a turning point in U.S. cultural outreach to the world.
The main event will follow at 7:30 p.m.
Official Website: http://uscpublicdiplomacy.com/index.php/events/events_detail/1752/
Added by revolute on August 23, 2006